Motorcyclist Hit By Drunk Driver Loses Part of Leg

Litigation Type - Motorcycle Accidents

Client Injury - Loss of Leg

Our client and his wife were riding their motorcycles on a two-lane highway.  Our client was the lead motorcycle and his wife was riding behind him.  They met 5-6 cars going the opposite direction and the 3rd car in that line of vehicles drifted over into our client's lane.  Our client swerved to avoid the car, but it struck the side of his motorcycle with the driver's door area.  The driver that struck him continued on and didn't stop. Our client's wife stopped and the two people in the car right behind her stopped and asked what had happened.  She said that her husband had been hit by a car that kept going.  The people in that vehicle then turned around and found the vehicle that had struck our client a short distance down the road. The driver was trying to change a flat tire sustained in the accident.  When the police arrived at the scene, they arrested the driver, who was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Our client's left leg was amputated below the knee due to the injuries he sustained in the accident. He also sustained tendon damage to his left hand and had road rash on his side.  The doctors tried to save his leg, but eventually decided it was too badly damaged to do so.  Our client was a service technician for a cable company and was not able to return to that line of work.

Jim Carey filed a lawsuit against the insurance company and in less than 4 months, settled the claim for the full policy limits, including the full umbrella coverage available under the policy.


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Vince Jablonski

Jeff did a great job over the four years he worked on the case. He's a professional and I'll be referring to him for any future matters. Thanks!

Annette Roland

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